|Busch Guy Will Officiate, Provide the Beer,
and Pay For The Party
Miller High Life might be the Champagne of beers, but
another beer brand is planning to provide the bubbles for this
year’s wedding season.
On Monday, Busch Beer launched a contest to help one
couple celebrate their special day. The beer brand will pay
$25,000 towards the ceremony (the average cost of a
wedding in the U.S.), and its newly-ordained official
spokesperson, Busch Guy, will officiate the ceremony. (He’s
also planning on bringing “a whole lot of beer” with him.)
The brand announced the contest through its social media
channels and in an official press release. “We can’t wait to
see Busch Guy bring together one happy couple this
summer,” Daniel Blake, Anheuser-Busch’s senior marketing
To enter, couples simply have to post to Facebook,
Instagram, or Twitter explaining why they want Busch
Guy to officiate their wedding, using the hashtags
#BuschWeddings and #Contest. Couples can also apply
on Busch’s website.
First Cannabis Beer Release in US
The company Cannabiniers made waves in the food and
beverage community with the debut of the country's first
cannabis-infused beer. No states allow alcohol and cannabis
to exist in the same product, so Cannabiniers removes the
alcohol from their beers before infusing them with THC, the
primary psychoactive constituent of cannabis. De-
alcoholization technology has come extremely far over the
last few years, in part to deal with the European trend of non-
|You don't say.....
The Czech Republic has topped the per capita beer drinking
table for 24 consecutive years. Austria and Germany come
third and fourth, Poland fifth and Ireland sixth. In seventh
place is Seychelles and the big surprise is that ranked
number two is Namibia. The country that quaffs the most
wine per capita. is Andorra.
When it comes to overall alcohol consumption, a new #1
emerges - Belarus is the world's booziest nation, with the
average person consumes 17.5 litres of pure alcohol per
year – the equivalent tof 1,750 shots of vodka.
Baltimore’s classic beer label National Bohemian has
launched the new Day Beer with 3.8 percent alcohol by
volume and 110 calories per serving, Yawn.
Six- and four-packs of select Guinness beers will soon
be joined together with biodegradable material rather
than traditional plastic rings. The packaging rings are
“sustainably sourced and made from by-product waste
and other compostable materials,
People spend more on craft beer every month than they do
on their monthly cell phone and utilities bills. Drinkers are
shelling out an average of $59 per month on beer, according
to a new survey from C&R Research
Texas will now extend the time allowed for beer and wine
sales on Sundays and let craft beer makers sell their alcohol
to-go. It was the last state in the union to allow to-go sales..
The Australian International Beer Awards has just named
New South Wales' 4 Pines Brewing Co. as the
"Champion Australian Beer."
|Ya gotta love these guys
"Alcohol is necessary for a man so that he can have a
good opinion of himself, undisturbed be the facts."
Professor Irwin Corey
"Remember 'I' before 'E', except in Budweiser."
"And God said, "Let there be beer!" And He saw that it
was good. Then God said, "Let there be light!" And
then He said, "Whoa - too much light.""
"There's too much blood in my alcohol system.."
"I always take Scotch whiskey at night as a preventive
of toothache. I have never had the toothache; and
what is more, I never intend to have it."
“t was my Uncle George who discovered that beer was a
food well in advance of modern medical thought. ”
“In 1969, I gave up women and alcohol - it was
the worst 20 minutes of my life."
“I like to have a martini, two at the very most. After three
I’m under the table, after four I’m under my host.”
“I drink too much. The last time I gave a urine sample
it had an olive in it.”
"A bottle of strong ale contains more philosophy
than all the books in the world.
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